Choral Music & Opera

Bach Society of Dayton
Dayton • 937-294-BACH (2224)
The Bach Society of Dayton is dedicated to performing and promoting appreciation of choral masterworks from early music—including J.S. Bach—to new music and to nurturing the next generation of choral singers. The 60-voice chorus, under the direction of Music Director John Neely, performs with soloists and orchestra and frequently collaborates on inventive programs with leading performing arts organizations in the Miami Valley.


Centerville Community Chorus (CCC)
The Centerville Community Chorus is an all-volunteer chorus co-sponsored by the City of Centerville and the Centerville Arts Commission. The Chorus consists of singers who represent a wide range of vocations and ages and perform at a variety of venues throughout the community.


Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus
Dayton • 937-530-0642
The Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus sings to inspire, encourage, and sustain excellence in the choral arts and to achieve a gay-affirming presence in the greater Miami Valley. DGMC is continually reaching for excellence in choral music, offering a broad repertoire in a variety of accessible venues while educating the community at large about the value of diversity.


Dayton Opera
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance
Dayton • 937-224-3521
Dayton Opera, part of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, was founded in 1960 and is the region’s only professional opera company. Annually, it produces three fully staged opera productions and one Season Opening Spectacular concert presentation, as well as educational programs.


Kettering Children’s Choir
Kettering • 937-701-4893
The Kettering Children’s Choir’s mission is to educate talented young singers and build an appreciation for musical excellence. The Choir’s vision is to be known throughout Ohio as a premier vocal ensemble and choral school with structured musical training as well as high-quality standards of artistic performance and music appreciation. KCC is in residence at Wright State University’s Creative Arts Center.


Miami Valley Music Men (MVMM)
Dayton • 937-985-1720
The Miami Valley Music Men, a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, is a men’s barbershop chorus that has been in the Dayton area since 1950. Barbershop music is characterized by four-part a cappella harmony and the distinct barbershop seventh (ringing) chord. The MVMM perform at a wide variety of community venues throughout the region each year.


Dayton • 937-619-9755
Musica is Dayton’s Chamber Choir, bringing vocal excellence to the Dayton Region since 1990. Under the baton of Artistic Director Dr. Erik Zinter, Musica offers a wide variety of music—from baroque to Broadway, classics to spirituals, madrigals to vocal jazz.


World House Choir
Yellow Springs • 513-560-9082
The World House Choir is a diverse, multicultural, mixed-voice community choir whose repertoire is drawn from different traditions, including classical, global, folk, spirituals, gospel, and music of peace and justice struggles worldwide. The Choir performs music that motivates and inspires our communities toward justice, diversity, and equality as we strive for peace and build our web of mutuality. Artistic Director: Catherine Roma.